T-64 main battle tank Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Tanks


Country of Origin: Russia

The original T-64 was an unsuccessful main battle tank (MBT) intended as the successor to the T-62 . It was produced in limited numbers and distributed only to the Soviet ground forces. The T-64B is an improved version. The T-64 broke with the T-54 /55/62 design series in several respects, including gun caliber and ammunition-handling, engine and suspension. What remained was the characteristic low silhouette (and consequent low depression angle for the main gun). The turret is set...

 

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